Pride and Joy

Runaways, Vol. 1: Pride and Joy by Brian K Vaughan and Adrian Alphona is a story of six friends that stumble upon a shocking super-powered secret about their parents, and discover their own secrets in response to their parents as they become a team in spite of themselves. They become their heroic selves and find… Continue reading Pride and Joy

Designing a new identity for Woodland Action

As part of my initial site evaluation and proposal for the Woodland Community Service Center, I suggested the design of an organizational identity. Subsequently, the organization was re-named Woodland Action, and I got a burst of energy around the name. I worked through a design transformation based on the new name, and developed a full… Continue reading Designing a new identity for Woodland Action

Extending the Call for Submissions to Hermetic Library album for 2015

Just after announcing the most recent call for submissions, I had a major meltdown during a heatwave and my computer literally melted down (or at least the GPU did). I was unable to properly promote the upcoming album. Then I procrastinated. Then I got busy. Then I procrastinated more. Therefore, while I’ve already told some… Continue reading Extending the Call for Submissions to Hermetic Library album for 2015

AMORC altar set

Recently I found this interesting set of AMORC altar equipment, two candleholders and an hermetic cross, and picked it up thinking that someone I know would be interested in having it. If you’re interested in these, let me know. (These now have a home.) They’re funky and cool, you know? One of the candleholders has… Continue reading AMORC altar set

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By the pricing of my goods something capitalist this way comes

I recently ran into a video posted by Paleofuture about some grand visioning done by Knight-Ridder about the future of the newspaper: This is not only some very interesting prognostication now that we’re in the era of ubiquitous iPads (You know, I just realized I’ve finally gotten over the loss of my Newton! Though I… Continue reading By the pricing of my goods something capitalist this way comes

Can’t see the trees through the clear cut

Parallel infrastructure may be the only way to protect people from both corporations and governments. Of course, for decades the conservative agenda in this country and internationally has been systematically dismantling public infrastructures of all kinds, and fighting the development of any real new infrastructure. We’ve been losing infrastructure, frameworks and safeguards like a clear… Continue reading Can’t see the trees through the clear cut

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links for 2011-02-21

Robert Reich: The Coming Shutdowns and Showdowns: What's Really at Stake "There's no doubt that government budgets are in trouble. The big lie is that the reason is excessive spending. Public budgets are in trouble because revenues plummeted over the last two years of the Great Recession. They're also in trouble because of tax giveaways… Continue reading links for 2011-02-21

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Red Book porn

A little bit ago, I promised a preview of the copy of Jung’s Red Book I’d received. So, here’s a gallery of opening the box, and a family photo of Jung’s Red Book, Mao’s little red book, a presentation copy of The Book of the Law, and a rock from the Red Rocks in Sedona,… Continue reading Red Book porn

Pentacle of iron for thelemites

In “The Pentacles and the Tree: Are There Crowleyian Influences on Feri Lore?” [see], Valerie Walker makes connections between the various pentacles of Feri with the Tree of Life, mapping some correspondences between sepherot to the points of the pentacles. Beginning there, as background, I’d add that I was struck by the following fragment from… Continue reading Pentacle of iron for thelemites

Jung in Ireland in Mar-Apr

Oh, if only I could attend the Ninth Annual: Jung In Ireland being offered through the New York Center for Jungian Studies. “Ninth Annual: Jung In Ireland We invite you to join our distinguished and dynamic faculty this spring as we immerse ourselves in the idea of C.G. Jung and enjoy the beautiful surroundings. Open… Continue reading Jung in Ireland in Mar-Apr

8-bits of Xmas

There was a posting about an 8-bit xmas album over at BoingBoing’s Offworld; which has been on and off-line a couple times already, is being hit pretty hard. That got me looking for more. While looking, I also discovered a couple electronica xmas collections in my library already. So, here’s the set: Doctor Octoroc –… Continue reading 8-bits of Xmas